Job Opportunities

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Volunteer Attorney Program Supervisor

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc. (SMRLS) is seeking a Volunteer Attorney Program (VAP) Supervisor located in its St. Paul, Minnesota office. The VAP supervisor will oversee and support the staff and work of the Volunteer Attorney Program.

This position has primary responsibility for the management and operation of the SMRLS’ Volunteer Attorney Program and supervision of SMRLS’ Volunteer Attorney Coordinators. The VAP Program Supervisor is responsible for directing the programs recruitment of pro bono volunteers, volunteer recognition, case placement and clinic operations.

ELAP (Education Law Advocacy Program) Staff Attorney

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services Inc. (SMRLS) is seeking an ELAP staff attorney for any of its Minnesota offices. This is a new position funded by a grant through the Legal Services Corporation to expand SMRLS’ capacity to represent students who need legal assistance with accessing the educational services they are entitled to. This grant is funded for eighteen months and SMRLS will actively be seeking additional funding sources to continue this program when the initial grant expires. ELAP provides free civil legal services to enable client students to remain in school and to receive the appropriate educational programs, services and accommodations called for under the law to enable school progress and success.

SE PARALEGAL

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (SMRLS), a non-profit law firm which provides free legal help to low-income individuals, is currently hiring a fulltime paralegal. The position can locate out of our Rochester, Winona, or Albert Lea offices.

SMRLS is looking for a qualified candidate to provide a full range of high-quality services, in a respectful manner which enable clients to enforce their legal rights.

Grants Manager

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc. (SMRLS) is seeking a Grants Manager located at its St. Paul, Minnesota office. The Grants Manager will report to the Director of Philanthropy and is responsible for maintaining and expanding funding by managing and applying for private, state and federal grants.

Education Law Advocacy Outreach Specialist

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc. (SMRLS) is seeking 3 (three) Education Law Advocacy Project (ELAP) Outreach Specialists. These positions can be located in any of SMRLS’ offices (St. Paul, Rochester, Winona, Albert Lea, Mankato or Worthington). Candidates from Greater Minnesota are particularly encouraged to apply. The ELAP Outreach Specialist will work as part of the larger team to assist students and their families who need assistance with determining and enforcing their educational legal rights.

Staff Attorney Family Law

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc. (SMRLS) is seeking to fill a family law attorney position in its Metro Region. The position is based in the St. Paul office. The attorney will handle contested family law matters.

Paralegal

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc., (SMRLS) is seeking to fill a paralegal position (.8 FTE) in one of its St. Paul, Minnesota, offices. This position will be based in the St. Paul Midway office location. The paralegal will provide support to attorneys in immigration law cases. The paralegal will provide representation for low income immigrant victims of domestic violence and violent crimes in U and VAWA cases, U visa cases, U visa adjustment of status cases, and other types of immigration cases.

Healthcare Legal Partnership Coordinator

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc. (SMRLS) is seeking a Healthcare Legal Partnership (HLP) Coordinator to join its HLP team. The position can be housed in either Mankato, MN or St. Paul, MN, with a final determination made upon an offer. This position will help the team with operations assistance, SMRLS-wide HLP projects along with setting up and running legal checkup clinics.

Director of Administrative Operations

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc. (SMRLS) is seeking a Director of Administrative Operations located at its St. Paul, Minnesota office. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this position is responsible for overall management of the administrative operations of the organization.

PARALEGAL - SW Region

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (SMRLS), a non-profit law firm which provides free legal help to low-income individuals, is currently hiring a fulltime paralegal for their Mankato office. Applicants preferring to work out of the Worthington office are encouraged to apply.

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